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DAF: New dashboard and exhaust units

DAF: New dashboard and exhaust units

DAF Trucks is launching a new generation of their heavy truck range during the CV Show in Birmingham. One thing that is shure is that there will be new dashboard units with a new, larger colour display and an automatic climatisation unit. Both these novilties are for shure, these photo’s are screen shots from the…Continue Reading

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Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

Driven front axle for Kenworth T880

The Kenworht T880 is now available with front weel drive. The Marmon Herrington MT22 driven front axle is installed at the Kenworht factory. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is a welcomed spec,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “We see our all-wheel drive T880 being used in…Continue Reading

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New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

New for the USA: Paccar Axles UPDATE!

Truck production in the USA used to be a mixture of different engines, gearboxes and axles but more and more truckbrands start producing their own components. Paccar, since a few years offering their own Paccar engines is now introducing a new line of Paccar axles. There are different versions with ratio’s between 2,47 and 3,7.…Continue Reading

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New President DAF Trucks N.V.

New President DAF Trucks N.V.

PACCAR Inc, parent company of DAF Trucks N.V., announced that Preston Feight has been promoted to the position of president of DAF Trucks N.V, effective April 1, 2016. Preston Feight is succeeding Harrie Schippers, who has been promoted to PACCAR senior vice president with responsibility for DAF Trucks and PACCAR Parts at the corporate office…Continue Reading

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Kenworth: new mid-roof long sleepercab

Kenworth: new mid-roof long sleepercab

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Full production is expected to start in the fall. The Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other operators looking for a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck with…Continue Reading

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Peterbilt variant of DAF LF

Soon after we published the first picture of the latest version of the Kenworth K370, our viewers handed us this picture of the Peterbilt 220, another member of the Paccar family. Here, we also recognize the same typical Euro VI front of the DAF LF.  It again proves how much DAF technology Paccar uses in…Continue Reading

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Familiar Paccar face at MATS 2014

At the Mid American Trucking Show Paccar showed the facelifted Kenworth K370 rigid truck. In Europe, truck addicts immediately recognize the new front of DAF’s Euro VI LF cab. In the US, the Kenny meets all current requirements with regard to exhaust emissions.The renewed Keworth looks the part and is being sold with the Paccar…Continue Reading

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